Pelvic floor physical therapy in NJ and why it matters

As a physical therapist who specializes in pelvic health and wellness, I am often asked by patients, why hasn't anyone told them about pelvic floor physical therapy?  And isn't it more than just Kegels?This is especially true for post-partum women who are experiencing pelvic pain, painful sex, bladder leakage, hip and back pain, generalized weakness and other, non-discussed issues that women suffer from after a difficult pregnancy or traumatic childbirth. Sometimes, the birthing experience is not traumatic but now there is a different sensation and...

Kegels, trampolines and moms who leak

Many women that I meet socially who ask me about my work will quickly reveal that since they had kids, they will "pee themselves" if they jump on trampolines or go to bootcamp classes. I live in a suburban town where many people have large trampolines in their yards, so it seems quite likely that many women have tried jumping and discovered that their pelvic floors were weaker than they imagined. Bootcamp in the park may have gone by the wayside as more women realized...